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Cattai National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 15 March 2017, 11.10am

Applies from Tue 14 Mar 2017, 9.38am. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Mar 2017, 11.10am.

Closed areas: Mitchell Park section of Cattai National Park closed

The Mitchell Park section of Cattai National Park is closed due to weather conditions. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Cumberland area office on (02) 4580 2700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 17 Mar 2017, 9.25am. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Mar 2017, 12.22pm

Safety alerts: Wet weather safety

Walkers, cyclists and canyoners are advised to be cautious and to plan their activities and routes carefully. Significant rain has affected the entire park since Monday 13 March. Rivers and creeks could become impassable at short notice. Please note some closures are in place within this park.

For more information, please contact Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877, Monday to Sunday, 9am – 4.30pm.

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Applies from Thu 16 Mar 2017, 1.50pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Mar 2017, 2.22pm

Closed areas: Scheyville horse riding trails

The Horse riding trails within Scheyville National Park are closed due to the current weather conditions. Updates will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Cumberland area office on (02) 4580 2700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 10 Mar 2017, 4.14pm. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Mar 2017, 12.12pm

Closed areas: Wheeny Creek campground - Boobook camp area closed

Boobook campground and picnic area within Wheeny Creek campground and picnic area is closed for management purposes. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Richmond area office on (02) 4588 2400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 14 Mar 2017, 9.38am. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Mar 2017, 11.10am

Closed areas: Mitchell Park section of Cattai National Park closed

The Mitchell Park section of Cattai National Park is closed due to weather conditions. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Cumberland area office on (02) 4580 2700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 27 Feb 2017, 7.00am to Sun 30 Apr 2017, 1.11pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Mar 2017, 2.13pm

Closed areas: Road closures due to road works

Some areas of this park are closed due to road works, expect long delays. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Closed areas are:

  • California trail has locked gates
  • Hunter Main trail is partially closed due to road works
  • Commission Road is partially closed due to road works.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Bulga area office on (02) 6574 5555 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 16 Jan 2017, 2.00pm to Fri 7 Apr 2017, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 24 Jan 2017, 10.56am

Closed areas: Glow Worm Tunnel track closed

Glow Worm Tunnel track (between Glow Worm Tunnel Road carpark and junction of Pagoda track) is closed from Friday 27 January to Friday 7 April 2017. A pedestrian bridge is being replaced.

Glow Worm Tunnel will remain open to visitors, but alternative access is via Old Coach Road (2WD) and Pagoda track. Glow Worm Tunnel Road and carpark will remain open so that visitors can access the public toilets. Visitors should note that the walk from Old Coach Road carpark to Glow Worm Tunnel is 2 hours return. Other tracks in the area are unaffected by the works.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 23 Sep 2016, 9.42am. Last reviewed: Sun 23 Oct 2016, 11.53am

Safety alerts: Access to Dunn's Swamp

The Coricudgy Road has suffered minor damage from the wet weather in September 2016. Please drive to the conditions and allow extra time to complete your journey. The road is suitable for all vehicles. 

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Applies from Fri 26 Sep 2014, 8.02am. Last reviewed: Tue 8 Nov 2016, 9.30am

Closed parks: No public access permitted

Upper Nepean State Conservation Area is entirely within the Sydney Catchment Authority Special Area (Water Catchment). There is no public access. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please contact the NPWS Illawarra area office for further information on (02) 4223 3000.

Applies from Tue 30 Sep 2014, 5.29pm. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Aug 2016, 10.03am

Closed areas: Pipeline track

The Pipeline track between Glen Davis and Newnes is closed until further notice. There is no access across private property at Glen Davis, and trespassing is prohibited. For more information please call NPWS Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877, open 7 days a week, or NPWS Mudgee on (02) 6370 9000, Monday to Friday, or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Local Alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/cattai-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Cattai National Park is open 7.30am to 6.30pm during daylight savings (7.30am - 5pm at other times), but may have to close at other times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day (including motorbikes). The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring credit card or correct coins.

    Buy an annual pass.
    • Windsor
      (02) 4572 3100
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday (closed public holidays)
    • Scheyville National Park, Scheyville Road, Scheyville NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4580 2714
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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Cattai River lookout, Cattai National Park. Photo: John Yurasek